Ice cubes in a sink have what I see as great pattern, structure and bear a relationship to icebergs. They are also an interesting substrate for manipulation.
Category Archives: Patterns
Patterns and Geometrics
We were driving around and I found this corner of a parking deck with its basic geometric patterns softened by the curves of the railings, The soft, subtle colors of the aging concrete highlighted by the lights adds to the impact of the images.
AS you probably know, I enjoy looking down occasionally find the debris there has both great details and lager patterns. The color seems to interfere with the overall criss-cross patterns of the image, so I prefer the black and white image.
Watch Where You Are Going
As a kid I was told to “Watch where you are going” and I did and still do. Besides not tripping, I always seem to find things that interest me.
Looking Out and Looking In
I enjoy looking both out from and into places through their windows. The patterns and colors are particularly interesting and subtle.
As I entered the supermarket I was greeted by a stack of potato sacks with glorious patterns and colors.
Wet Glass Makes for interesting images because the water creates a different look and sense to the image.
Rainy Day Wall
This wall is an ideal location for rainy day shooting. The relatively subtle colors and textures seem to be strengthened by the wetness. The shapes of the doors and windows are also interesting for thier patterns.
There are lots of things that are so pleasing in color because of their colors and interacting patterns as well as surroundings. .
Fences and Corners
Behind and adjacent to the Southeast Center for Creative Photography in Greenville, SC is construction related chain link fencing making appealing patterns and structures. I just had to photograph them.
Shopping trips for groceries and other things can provide a rich lode of things to photograph. from parking lot markings to produced and products.
Obviously, the unifying theme is color but the patterns and textures ar also interesting to me. Because of the patterns and textures, I think the images would work well in black and white, also.
Patterns and Shadows
Conestee Nature Park
This is an amazing park between Greenville and Mauldin, SC. There is a pond with many arms, all sorts of waterfowl, trees, etc.
Five Mile Shooting Radius
Al and I like to ride around in the countryside bur occasionally stay closer to home. These are from a converted shopping center in Greenville, SC. I love the rhythm and shadows.
Here are some pictures that seem to go together by virtue of patterns.
Related, Maybe ?
Working through some new images it occurred to me that somehow these two image are in some odd way structurally related.
Central Roller Mill, Central, SC
This is one our favorite places to photograph. It is on National Register of Historic Places and is the only extant, complete roller mill of its type remaining in SC.